Charlie Davis
Born: (1951-11-17) November 17, 1951 (age 69)
Wortham, Texas, United States
Career information
Position(s)Defensive tackle
CollegeTexas Christian University
NFL draft1974 / Round: 9 / Pick: 229
Career history
As player
1974Pittsburgh Steelers
1975–1979St. Louis Cardinals
1980Houston Oilers

Charlie Davis (born November 17, 1951) is a former professional American football defensive tackle in the National Football League. Davis was a 9th round selection (229th overall pick) by the Pittsburgh Steelers out of Texas Christian University in the 1974 NFL Draft.[1] He played for seven seasons in the NFL. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and was a back-up Defensive Tackle and a member of the Steelers first World Championship Super Bowl IX over the Minnesota Vikings, was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals Sep 15 1975, for whom he played from (1975–1979), and the Houston Oilers (1980). Charlie played the best game of his career in the 1975 NFC Divisional Playoffs against the LA Rams when he recorded 5 sacks and recovered a fumble.[2]

His younger half-brother is former Dallas Cowboys' offensive guard Leonard Davis.[3]

References

  1. ^ "1974 NFL Player Draft". databasefootball.com. Archived from the original on 2008-03-27. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
  2. ^ Charlie Davis Past Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards – databaseFootball.com Archived 2011-11-21 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Dallas Cowboys Leonard Davis, Official Website of Leonard Davis Dallas Cowboys